This Day in Oscar History: July 20 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1900: Gregory Stone (90 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1920: Denys Coop (61 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects

1938: Natalie Wood (43 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1942: Stephenie McMillan (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1945: Harrison Ellenshaw (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1952: Adrian Biddle (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1968: Carlos Saldanha (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature, Animated Short Film

Died

1981: Dale Hennesy (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1983: Preston Ames (77)

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1991: Earl Robinson (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

Released

1934: Here Comes the Navy (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1936: Suzy (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Did I Remember”)

1944: Dragon Seed (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Aline MacMahon), Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1945: A Thousand and One Nights (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Special Effects

1950: Broken Arrow (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Jeff Chandler), Screenplay, Cinematography (Color)

1950: The Men (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1965: Casanova ’70 (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1994: The Client (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Susan Sarandon)

2001: Ghost World (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

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